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Event: R.A.C. International Tourist Trophy Race with the Senior Service TrophyDate: 1.5.1965
Track: Oulton Park (United Kingdom), 4.443 kmsOrganiser: unknown

Tourist Trophy

Weather:fine
Start time:12:00 and 14:30
Grid:4-3-4
Distance:2 x 2 hours
Attendance:unknown
Entered:30
Practiced:25
Qualified:24
Started:24
Finished:12
Classified:15
Classes:PractStartClass
Sports Racing/Prototype +160015146
Grand Touring +200010109
Pre-race sessions:
1 non-qualifying practice session held on 29/4
2 qualifying sessions held for a total of 330 minutes on 30/4
Winners:
Overall:16Brabham BT8 ClimaxDenny Hulme
Grand Touring +2000:21Shelby Cobra roadsterJohn Whitmore
Fastest Laps:
Overall:9McLaren Elva Mark I OldsmobileBruce McLaren (NZ)1:39.000161.578 km/h
Pole Positions:
Overall:1Lola T70 ChevroletJohn Surtees (GB)1:36.600165.592 km/h
Grand Touring +2000:22Shelby Cobra Daytona CoupeJack Sears1:46.600
Notes of interest:
Top makes by numbers:Shelby (6), Lotus (4), Lola (3), Ferrari (3), Brabham (2), Jaguar (2), McLaren (2)
Top engines by numbers:Ford (11), Ferrari (3), Climax (2), Jaguar (2), Oldsmobile (2), Chevrolet (2), BMW (2)
Top car types by numbers:Shelby Cobra (4), Lola T70 (3), Lotus 30 (3)
Driver nationalities:GB (19), NZ (3), USA (2)
Most used colours:green (35%), blue (19%), red (17%), white (16%), grey (6%)
Engine positions:mid-engined (56%), front-engined (44%)
Average engine size:4045 cc
Oldest known drivers:Jack Sears (35), Frank Gardner (35), David Piper (35)
Youngest known drivers:Chris Amon (22), David Hobbs (26), John Whitmore (28)

Official Race Programme:

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